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  • emNATO Background to Berlinem
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    NATO, Background to Berlin

    This 1962 film documents the city of Berlin from the end of World War II to the construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961. Produced by the NATO Information Service, the film details the Soviet…

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  • emNuclear Attack Preparedness Procedures Survive to Fightem
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    Nuclear Attack Preparedness Procedures, Survive to Fight

    This 1968 U.S. Air Force training film dramatizes activities at a military base following a nuclear attack. This Cold War film outlines procedures for assessing damage, stabilizing and…

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  • America First and Foreign Policy 194568
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    "America First" and Foreign Policy, 1945-68

    During the 1916 presidential election, Woodrow Wilson ran on the slogans “He Kept Us Out of War” and “America First.” In this program, a panel of historians talked about how “America First”…

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  • Washington Journal Elizabeth Cobbs and Mark Kramer discuss the Cold War in 1968
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    Elizabeth Cobbs and Mark Kramer on the Cold War in 1968

    Historian and documentary filmmaker Elizabeth Cobbs and Mark Kramer, program director of Harvard University’s Project on Cold War Studies, talked about the Cold War as part of C-SPAN’s “1968: America…

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  • emThe Road to the Wallem
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    The Road to the Wall

    Narrated by actor James Cagney, this 1962 U.S. Army film presented a critical history of Soviet communism beginning with a 1905 failed revolution up to the construction of the Berlin Wall.…

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  • World War I and American Art
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    World War I and American Art

    Art and film historian David Lubin describes many of the images featured in his book, Grand Illusions: American Art & the First World War.

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  • emTujagues Cookbookem
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    Tujague's Cookbook

    New Orleans is known for its mix of Creole and Cajun cuisines. Host of “Louisiana Eats” and author of Tujague’s Cookbook Poppy Tooker visited Tujagues, one of the city’s oldest restaurants,…

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  • emDont Be a Suckerem
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    Don't Be a Sucker

    Produced by the Department of War in 1947, this dramatized film uses the experience of a Hungarian American to warn against the dangers of persecuting minorities. Reacting to a hate-filled…

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  • Katherine Westmoreland West Point Interview
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    Katherine Westmoreland West Point Interview

    Katherine Westmoreland, wife of U.S. Army General William Westmoreland, who commanded U.S. forces in Vietnam, talked about her life as a military daughter, sister and spouse. She recounted her…

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  • Memoirs of Ulysses S Grant
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    Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

    In the summer of 1885, former President Ulysses S. Grant died in his cottage on Mt. McGregor, located outside of Saratoga Springs. Historian Ben Kemp toured the cabin and talked about Grant’s determination…

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  • Citizen Protest Movements and Congress
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    Citizen Protest Movements and Congress

    Current and former members of Congress and a student and teacher who were present during the school shooting at Marjory Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, discussed citizen movements…

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  • Artists and the 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention
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    Artists and the 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention

    Scholars talked about the artists' role during the chaotic 1968 presidential nominating convention. The panelists explored the impact of musicians and their messages, and writer Norman Mailer’s…

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  • Washington Journal Lynn Novick amd Doug Stanton Discuss the Vietnam Wars Impact On the US Homefront
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    Lynn Novick and Doug Stanton on the Vietnam War at Home in 1968

    Doug Stanton and Lynn Novick talked about the Vietnam War in 1968 as part of C-SPAN’s “1968: America in Turmoil” series. The war was fought not only in the jungles of Vietnam but on American streets in 1968. Student…

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  • Former Representative Sue Myrick Oral History Interview
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    Former Representative Sue Myrick Oral History Interview

    Sue Myrick served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1995 to 2013. She was the first Republican woman from North Carolina elected to Congress. In this interview conducted by the U.S.…

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  • Union General Winfield Hancock at Gettysburg
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    Union General Winfield Hancock at Gettysburg

    Author Paul Bretzger looked at Union General Winfield Scott Hancock’s actions on July 2, 1863, the second day of the Battle of Gettysburg, when Confederates attacked both flanks of the Union…

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  • Civil Unrest and Economic Conditions Before 1968
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    Civil Unrest and Economic Conditions Before 1968

    2018 is the 50th anniversary of the 1968 “Poor People’s Campaign” envisioned by Martin Luther King Jr. to shift the focus of the civil rights movement to economic issues. Reverend King was…

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  • Jim Wright Special Collections
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    Jim Wright Special Collections

    Jim Wright represented Texas' 12th District for thirty-four years, rising to the speakership in 1987 and eventually resigning because of an ethics investigation. Mary Saffell, senior archivist at Texas Christian…

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  • Black Americans Education and Poverty
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    Black Americans, Education, and Poverty

    2018 is the 50th anniversary of civil rights activist Stokely Carmichael’s election as chair of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and his founding of the Black Power movement.…

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    Why We Fight, Prelude to War

    This is the first of seven films in the “Why We Fight” series, covering the outbreak of World War II to the attack on Pearl Harbor. The documentary explores the rise of authoritarianism in Germany, Italy, and…

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  • Farming and Ranching in New Mexico
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    Farming and Ranching in New Mexico

    Craig Massey, communications manager at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, shared the state’s farm and ranching history. From Native Americans, to Mexican settlers and finally American…

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